Minor in Cyber Security | CS

In today’s highly connected world everyone relies heavily on information and infrastructure. The sensitive data and systems are increasingly on peril, and there is a growing necessity for knowledgeable professionals who can develop, use, and manage best practices and tools to safeguard the critical infrastructure. Cybersecurity, a specialized field of Information Technology (IT) which deals with techniques and methods to protect data, system and services from unauthorized access, misuse, modification, and disruption.

Cyber Security minor of KJSCE aims in converting passionate students to next generation cybersecurity professional by not only imparting strong theoretical knowledge but also hands-on exposure to the key areas such as security fundamentals, cryptography, penetration testing, software security, digital forensics and reverse engineering. The highlight of program is a well-designed courseware and its application on real-world scenarios.

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Key Information


  • Understand cybersecurity goals, risks, threats, vulnerabilities and related cyber laws to safeguard citizen from the cyber-crimes.
  • Learn offensive and defensive cybersecurity techniques.
  • Develop professional skills to apply cybersecurity knowledge into cybersecurity workforce by demonstrating an in-depth understanding of Digital Forensics and incident response keeping in line with industrial trends.
  • Understand malware behaviour by using reverse engineering techniques.
  • Comprehending fundamentals of cryptography and cryptographic algorithms for Blockchain applications.

Learning Outcomes

Students of the minor degree Cyber Security program will have ability to

  • LO1.Comprehend the essentials of cyber security fundamentals and cyber laws
  • LO2.Perform assessment of software’s weakness and risk analysis with the help of tools and techniques
  • LO3.Apply cyber security knowledge to comprehend the impact of cyber security attacks, breaches on individuals, Organizations and Society.

Assessment Method

Laboratory, Mini Projects, Tests, Internal Assessment tools(Open book tests, Quiz, Study of research papers, Presentation/ Video making ) and End Semester Examinations etc.

Eligibility Criteria

Student who has earned all credits of First Year of Engineering in Electronics Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering / Electronics and Computer Engineering.

Proposed List of Courses

  • Cyber Security Building Blocks and Cyber Laws
  • Vulnerability Analysis and Penetration Testing Lab Course
  • Cyber Forensics Investigation
  • Malware Analysis and Reverse Engineering
  • Threat Intelligence and Incident Response
  • Cryptography Basics and Block Chain